Umatilla’s Water Treatment Plant #1 Expansion Project Officially Underway

Posted on October 13th, 2016

October 10, 2016 – Umatilla, Florida – The Groundbreaking Ceremony for Umatilla’s Water Treatment Plant Expansion was held on Monday, October 10th to commemorate the start of construction. The project will improve and upgrade the existing facility to accommodate not only the current demands but also with an eye towards anticipated projected growth and demand on the water system.  Improvements include a new ground storage tank, addition of an altitude valve to the existing elevated […]

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BESH and Florida League of Cities Event 2016

Posted on September 29th, 2016

BESH was out in full force for the 2016 League of Cities in Mount Dora. The Florida League of Cities was formed to unite cities within regional clusters to identify and solve shared challenges that cross municipal boundaries. Some of the main benefits of the Florida League of Cities are as follows: • An advocacy team with more than 75 years of collective experience in state and federal government relations • A watchdog on state […]

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Robert Ern, Jr., P.E. is interviewed about his project, The Plantation Water Treatment Plant, on local television.

Posted on September 21st, 2016

Rob’s segment starts at the 6:20 mark. Rob is the Engineer of Record for this water treatment plant expansion that serves over 2,800 homes in the Plantation community.  Great job Rob!

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Plantation Water Treatment Plant Expansion is Completed

Posted on September 20th, 2016

September 2016 – Leesburg, FL – Construction is now finished on the new water treatment plant at for the City of Leesburg at Plantation.  The 2-plus year project originated in response to an increased need for water storage and treatment for the Plantation community.  Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc. (BESH), located in Tavares, Florida, is the Engineer of Record for the new facility. The modern upgraded plant treats 3.2 million gallons per day to […]

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